Associations between fat-free mass and fat mass and the serum metabolite profile – results from KORA F4

Carolin Jourdan, Ann-Kristin Petersen, Christian Gieger, Angela Döring, Thomas Illig, Annette Peters, Cornelia Prehn, Jerzy Adamski, Suhre Karsten, Andreas Mielck, H.-Erich Wichmann & Jakob Linseisen
Objective: Body fat is not only a risk factor for various chronic diseases but also known as endocrine organ. Also the skeletal muscle, a major determinant of energy requirement, produces and releases myokines. However, more metabolic pathways might be affected than currently known. The present analyses[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]